Otokichi Kamimura

Otokichi Kamimura

He was born on 14 March 1891. He was a millworker employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Yae Kamimura (mother; nee Yae Higashi), Saji Kamimura (father), Kikuno Kamimura (wife; nee Kikune Wada), and Kazuno Kamimura (son). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameOtokichi Kamimura
Custodian Identification Number702
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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